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British intelligence agencies are preparing a provocation with the possible use of chemical weapons in the Syrian province of Idlib. This is stated in the statement of the Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Antonov.
“A provocation, prepared with the active participation of British secret services, may be the reason for the application of the Western “Troika” (Washington-London-Paris) another aviation-missile attack on military and civilian infrastructure of the SAR”, — said the diplomat.
Antonov added that brought this to the attention of the state Department. “We warned the United States against another unfounded and illegal aggression against Syria,” — he concluded.
August 27 in the Russian defense Ministry said that U.S. building up arms and preparing a strike on Syria. According to the Ministry, Washington has deployed in the Persian Gulf, the destroyer The Sullivans with 56 cruise missiles on Board, and the air base al-Udeid air base in Qatar — the strategic bomber b-1B, armed with 24 missiles. It was noted that the reason for the attack could be a provocation with chemical weapons.
On 28 August, the Pentagon responded to the accusations of the Russian defense Ministry in the preparation of air strikes on Syria. According to his representative, stating that the US is massing forces for a missile strike, not true.
14 APR United States, Britain and France launched missile strikes on Syrian government targets. This, according to them, was a response to the chemical attack on the Syrian city of Duma in Eastern ghouta. Syrian authorities say that they never used chemical weapons against civilians and terrorists.
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